1. On the very first day of the conference Manchester provided 60,000 people to give Conservative activists a cheery welcome. Jim Waterson / BuzzFeed News 2. They put up decorations. Sebastian Payne @SebastianEPayne “Tory” effigy is hanging from a bridge on the way into Manchester #TheNewPolitics - via @Chris_Furlong 05:52 PM - 06 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 3. A team of meet-and-greeters guided conference attendees into the venue. View this vine on Vine vine.co 4. And people spent days making banners to greet the Tories. Jon Scammell @JonScammell 'Tories not welcome , go home' message to Tory conference attendees in #Manchester @Ruptly @RTUKnews 11:56 AM - 03 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 5. The people of Manchester even laid on some welcome music. Manchester News MEN @MENnewsdesk Piccadilly Gardens anti-austerity protesters say rave won’t stop until Tories leave city http://t.co/y1fmAXYT9Z 04:00 PM - 03 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 6. Road signs were personalised to welcome the Conservatives. Gaby Hinsliff @gabyhinsliff Protestors at #cpc15 not missing a trick, then (the corresponding 'look left' sign untouched) 01:13 PM - 05 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 7. The people of Manchester offered free poetry lessons to conference attendees. Frances Perraudin @fperraudin "Cameron, Theresa May, how many kids have you killed today?" #CPC15 protests 04:42 PM - 06 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 8. People even threw a selection of balls at the entrance in an attempt to create a children's play area for Conservatives. JOE.co.uk @JOE_co_uk Watch Manchester pelt Boris Johnson with multi-coloured balls (Video)... http://t.co/Qk9fgM4sUX 08:28 AM - 06 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 9. Manchester went out of its way to make Conservative delegates feel safe and secure by providing three levels of fencing to keep the public from the conference centre. Jim Waterson @jimwaterson Extra load of fencing being set up to keep protesters from the three other levels of fencing surrounding Tory conf. 06:21 PM - 05 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 10. Free laundry was provided outside the venue. Jamie Ross / BuzzFeed News 11. Mancunians even did their best to ensure people attending the Conservative conference felt at home and blended into the general surroundings. Paul Brand @PaulBrandITV Policeman just suggested I take off my Tory conference pass. Even the police are now advising Tories to hide away for their own safety. 09:24 AM - 07 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 12. And left-wing journalists were treated the same as Conservatives, in the name of fairness and equality. Owen Jones @OwenJones84 Just had "Tory scumbag" yelled at me as I walked into Tory conference. Novel! The look on their faces when I turned around 😐 #CPC15 11:59 AM - 05 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. Basic groceries were provided. Christopher Furlong / Getty Images 14. They also offered free medical advice. Jim Waterson @jimwaterson Oh bloody hell thanks for that. #TakeBackMCR 02:24 PM - 04 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 15. Some people even offered free hairstyling products. Michael Crick @MichaelLCrick Anarchists shout "Tory scum" at us as we enter Conservative conference, and I was spat at 03:58 PM - 04 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 16. And there was even some education advice for people on the way out. Michael Deacon @MichaelPDeacon Conservative members being harangued as they leave conference. "That's what you are, scum! Snobby little planks! Get back to Eton!" 02:26 PM - 07 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite "Welcome to Manchester"